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Springboks to face Japan in RWC 2019 warm-up match

Cape Town - The Springboks will have an ideal opportunity to fine-tune their final preparations for next year's Rugby World ...


SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant

SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant 2018-12-17 05:02 share this Catriona Gray of the Philippines and Tamaryn ...


Cheryl Zondi gets court order to stop sex tape release - reports

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, is fighting to prevent an ex-lover ...


Umzimvubu mayor dies after short illness

The Umzimvubu Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape on Saturday announced the passing on of its mayor, Bulelwa Mabengu, after ...


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UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

Business

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Another software bug, another data breach hits Facebook

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another data breach, Facebook has revealed that a software bug caused photos of millions of ...

Indian rupees will soon no longer be accepted in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In a further blow to India's currency, which has been in a downward spiral in recent years, ...

Thousands to be laid off as GM begins shrinking production in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, U.S. - America's largest automaker General Motors announced on Friday that it was informing authorities about its previously announced ...

IMF: Hard Brexit will come at a cost to UK economically

WASHINGTON DC - The International Monetary Fund believes the biggest risk to the UK economy in the near term is ...

Beijing to dump 'Made in China 2025' policy

BEIJING, China - China is now preparing to replace the Made in China 2025 policy with a campaign designed to ...

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Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad ...


Springboks to face Japan in RWC 2019 warm-up match

Cape Town - The Springboks will have an ideal opportunity to fine-tune their final preparations for next year's Rugby World ...


SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant

SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant 2018-12-17 05:02 share this Catriona Gray of the Philippines and Tamaryn ...


Somalia closes notorious prison amid abuse allegations

Somalia has closed an underground prison where the government has held extremist suspects and journalists amid allegations of abuses against ...


2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack

A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border. ...


AU force in Somalia says not involved in ex-al-Shabaab arrest

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia says it had no part in the arrest of the former No 2 ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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